The 5th National Doctoral Forum


"The Fifth National Immunology Doctoral Forum" was held in the School of Life Sciences, University of Science And Technology of China (USTC) from 2 to 4 August, 2016, which was hosted by The Chinese Society for Immunology (CSI) and held by the Institute of immunology, USTC and the Key Laboratory of natural immunity and chronic diseases, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The topic of this forum is "immune homeostasis and disease mechanism. Firstly, Chairman of the CSI Pro. Zhigang Tian and deputy Secretary-general Pro. Yang Gao held the opening ceremony for the forum, Pro. Bo Huang from Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Pro. Haiming Wei and Li Bai from the University of Science And Technology of China made wonderful academic reports for this forum. It was presided over by Yonggang Zhou from Institute of immunology, USTC and Da Teng from the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. This forum has six subjects, including immune cells development and differentiation, functional immune cells research, immunoregulatory mechanism, autoimmune diseases research, tumor immunity and anti-infection immunity. 30 outstanding doctoral student representatives of immunology around the China presented their own respective areas. They held a series of academic reports and launched a hot discussion. From this academic communication, all participants broadened their scope of knowledge and widened their horizon.